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Students studying in the Solarium at Appalachian State University.

Spring 2024 Dean's and Chancellor's Lists released
May 21, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University has released the Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists for the spring 2024 semester.736 students in the Colle...

An App State graduate waves to family and friends after walking across the stage at the Spring 2024 Commencement for App State’s College of Arts and Sciences on May 11. Photo by Kyla Willoughby

Over 4,000 App State grads set to innovate, embrace new challenges and better their communities
May 17, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Thousands of graduates, each with their own unique stories, crossed the stage at Appalachian State University’s Spring 2024 Commence...

Mia Altieri (upper left), Jesse Barber '22 (upper middle), Thom Dickson '22 (upper right), Tanner Landolt (lower left), Kristen Lysne '13 (lower middle) and Tucker Seifert (lower right) were inducted into the Spring 2024 Cratis D. Williams Society.

Spring 2024 Cratis D. Williams Society inductees include six CAS graduates
May 15, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — In the Spring and Fall, Appalachian State University's Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies seeks nominations for the Cratis ...

Cade Tischer, a junior applied physics major from Cary, is the recipient of a 2024-25 North Carolina Space Grant. Photo submitted

Physics major Cade Tischer awarded NC Space Grant to study aerosols
May 14, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Cade Tischer, a junior applied physics major from Cary, is the recipient of a 2024-25 North Carolina Space Grant. The funding will sup...

Dr. Judkin Browning, professor in the Appalachian State University Department of History, is the recipient of the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies' 2023-24 100 Scholars Research Award.

History's Dr. Judkin Browning receives Williams School of Graduate Studies' 100 Scholars Research Award
May 13, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Judkin Browning, professor in the Appalachian State University Department of History, is the recipient of the Cratis D. Williams S...

Left: Khambhat, India native Vidhi Patel poses for a portrait on April 9. She is graduating with a master’s in computer science and is a discrete mathematics teacher’s assistant. After graduation she plans to stay in the U.S. with her fiance and get a job in IT. | Right: Lebanese Armenian Silva Keohulian smiles for a portrait on April 9. She is graduating with a master’s degree in mathematics this semester and plans to teach mathematics in her home country of Lebanon.

Graduating international students say farewell to Mountaineer lifestyle
May 10, 2024

On Aug. 22, 2022, Silva Keohulian packed her bags, said goodbye to her family and left her home in Lebanon to go to a place she had never heard of bef...

App State Interim Chancellor Heather Norris, left, with Dr. Brooke Christian, professor in App State’s Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, at App State’s 2024 Awards of Distinction ceremony, held April 25 on the Boone campus. Christian is the university's recipient of the 2024 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State honors 27 students, faculty and staff at 2nd annual Awards of Distinction ceremony
May 9, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University recognized 27 students, faculty and staff at its second annual Awards of Distinction ceremony, honoring t...

Dr. Donna Lillian, associate dean of the Appalachian State University College of Arts and Sciences

Donna Lillian appointed associate dean of the App State College of Arts and Sciences
May 8, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Appalachian State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Donna Lillian has been appointe...

App State has earned high rankings for having graduates with low student loan debt — lower than that of their statewide and national peers, according to recent reports from The Institute for College Access and Success and U.S. News & World Report. Pictured are App State students on the university’s Boone campus. Photo by Kyla Willoughby

Less college debt + more lifetime earnings = the App State advantage
May 7, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Is a college degree a good investment? At Appalachian State University, the answer is clear: An App State education continues to be a ...

Dr. Katherine Ledford, professor of Appalachian Studies

August 9: Stereotypes of Mountaineers and Frontiersmen: Pre-Performance Remarks
May 6, 2024

“Stereotypes of Mountaineers and Frontiersmen: Pre-Performance Remarks”Friday, August 9, 2024, from 7-7:45 p.m.Daniel Boone Amphitheatre (591 Horn...